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The Basics Bible – All About Round Cakes, Square Cakes and More Downloadable Tutorial

AUD $17.90

A beautiful, flawless cake starts with a good foundation. Learn all about the basics of setting up and covering round cakes, square cakes, and cupcakes with this downloadable step-by-step PDF tutorial.

Please note: This content of this tutorial is very similar to that included in my books! So if you already own my books, or wish to purchase them, you may not want to also get this. If you’re interested in my cake decorating books then click here.

With this tutorial you learn the different options for ganache and buttercream fillings and get a basic solid foundation for achieving professional results on your cakes. The tutorial is 30 pages long and encompasses everything a good cake decorator should know.

Many of the tools I personally use and recommend in my tutorial can be purchased in my store.


  • Lots of pictures and descriptions with close up photos
  • How to set up and cover a round and a square cake
  • How to cover cupcakes
  • Covering a cake board
  • Colouring fondant
  • Using a centre pole
  • Buttercream fillings and all buttercream option
  • 5 cake recipes – Chocolate Mud, Vanilla, Mocha, Hazelnut and Orange and Caramel Mud
  • Dark, milk, and white chocolate ganache recipes
  • Swiss meringue and regular buttercream recipes
  • Fondant covering and cake serving charts
  • Links to other useful blog posts (ganache troubleshooting and FAQs)
  • Hints and tips section

Please note: This tutorial covers the basics only and does not include how to set up a cube shaped cake, double barrel cakes, or 3D shaped cakes. There are other tutorials in my store for more specific cake setups.

Rating: Perfect for beginners or those who wish to improve their foundation skills.

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Tried and tested methods

We only teach techniques and methods we have personally tried and use. Our goal is keep trying until we find the easiest and most efficient way of achieving amazing results so that when you download our tutorials or attend our classes, you know that they will work and give great results every time.

It’s all in the details

We keep all our tutorials detailed enough so you can learn at your own pace and every single step has an accompanying photo.

Real world experience

Sharon has had years of experience creating cakes for sale as well as teaching students from all around the world. She knows how important it is to work efficiently (the quicker you work the more profitable your projects are and the more time you have for your family!), what can go wrong, she can predict any common mistakes and covers all the tips and solutions in her online tutorials and in-person classes.

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Our in-person classes are always kept small so you feel comfortable asking questions. We feed you well, give you enough space to work and provide all the tools and materials you will need – ensuring you can learn in the best possible way.

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We only stock products we personally love and use. We stand behind our products and we want you to love them as much as we do 🙂

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If you ever have concerns or questions about our tools or tutorials, please let us know. We’d love to you help you troubleshoot and we want you to succeed 🙂

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